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Iran’s Khamenei says Afghan fighters behind US defeat in Iraq, Syria


Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has praised the Afghan fighters, who were killed in Syria war under Fatemiyoun Division, Iran Semi-official Tasnim news agency reported.

During a meeting with the fighters’ families, Khamenei said they were more privileged as they were poorer than others. They also showed more resistance than others in the battlefields.

He claimed that the Afghan fighters were the factor behind the United States’ defeat in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.

Over 2,000 Afghan fighters have been killed in Syria since 2013, as they were fighting under Fatemiyoun Division, which is linked to Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps-Quds Force.

Last Modified: Sunday، 31 March 2019 02:20 PM